Blues Schedule June 13

This Week’s Blues.

The blues schedule is as up to date as possible, but it’s always a good idea to call the club to confirm, also you might want to check the starting time.

  • The Ridgefield Theater: Sunday, Kenny Wayne Shepherd / Robert Randolph & the Family Band; Ridgefield. (203) 438-5795
  • Infinity Music Hall: Sunday, Curtis Salgado; Norfolk.
  • FTC Stage One: Wednesday, Leon Russell; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Sunday, David Foster & The Mohegan Sun All-Stars; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Maple Tree Café: Friday, Eight to the Bar; Simsbury.
  • Keagan’s Irish Pub: Saturday, EasyBaby; Middletown.
  • The Grille: Saturday, Dan Stevens; Old Lyme.
  • The Mattabasett Canoe Club: Friday, The Mighty Soul Drivers; Middletown.
  • La Boca: Saturday, Shaka & the SoulShakers; Middletown.
  • Smokin’ With Chris: Thursday, Chris D’Amato; Southington. (860) 620-9133
  • Smokin’ Spokes: Friday, EasyBaby; Canton.
  • Gelston House: Friday, Basically Blues Band; East Haddam.
  • Bill’s Seafood: Wednesday, Dan Stevens (6:30pm); Westbrook.
  • The Little Stone House: Sunday, DW Ditty; Guilford.
  • The Painted Pony: Thursday, Eran Troy Danner (acoustic trio); Bethlehem.
  • The Back Porch: Friday, Kathy Thompson Band; Old Saybrook. (860)-510-0282.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Friday, Jay Jesse Johnson; Saturday, Branchwater; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Hungry Tiger: Sunday, James Bourbeau Band; Manchester. (860) 649-1195
  • Burger Baby: Friday, Balkun Brothers; Hartford.
  • The Outer Space Ballroom: Saturday, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds; Hamden.
  • La Luna: Friday, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers; Mystic.
  • The Daniel Packer Inn: Friday, Dan Stevens; Mystic.
  • Hanafin’s Irish Pub: Friday, Mike Crandall Band; New London.
  • Willimantic: 3rd Thursday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Willimantic.
  • Lefty’s Landing: Saturday, Brandt Taylor; Columbia.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, The Christopher Dean Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • Maury’s Pub: Thursday, Brandt Taylor; Danielson.
  • Scotland Green: Saturday, One eyed Johnny & the Gravediggers; Scotland.
  • La Tavola: Wednesday, Paul Gabriel & his Blues Band; Waterbury.
  • McFairlawn’s Café: Friday, Eran Troy Danner (acoustic trio); Waterbury.   9:30PM
  • Black Duck: Saturday, Paul Gabriel w/ Howie (Eldridge) & The Soul Potatoes; Westport.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Christopher Dean Band; Saturday, Mike Law & the Playboys; Tuesday, Scott Guberman; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • The Knickerbocker Café: Saturday, Superchief Trio; Sunday, Ana Popovic / John Fries & the Elements; Westerly. (401) 315-5070
  • Rivalry’s: Saturday, Babe Pino Band; Worcester.
  • Crabby Joe’s Bar & Grill: Sunday, Blue Devil Bluez; Southwick.
  • Vincent’s: Sunday, Big Jon Short; Worcester.
  • Greendale’s Pub: Friday, The Tony Soul Project; Saturday, Little Sugar & The Big Spoonful w/Cliff Goodwin; Worcester.
  • Club KasBar: Friday, Auntie Trainwreck; Worcester.
  • Stick’s Tavern: Wednesday, Brandt Taylor; Chepachet, RI


Weekly Blues Events

  • Anna Liffey’s:           Rocky Lawrence (Monday)
  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café            Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ The Cartells
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Ray Morant’s Rotating Glitterati w/The Matt Zeiner Band (Thursday)


Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/Geoff Willard (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Blues Jam w/ Danny Draher (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Farmington Ave Rest:          Joe Bluz Jam (Thursday & Friday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ Basically Blues Band (Wednesday)
  • Café 9:            The Original Sunday Night Jam w/ the Langley Project (Sunday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Gibson’s at the Clarion:        Blues Jam (Sunday)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Pete Scheips Jam (Sunday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Pete Scheips & Friends Jam (Tuesday)
  • June’s Outback Pub:            Open Jam (Monday)
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/Host Band Sandy’s Band (Thursday)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • The Hideaway:          JD Seem’s Swamp Jam (Tuesday)
  • Guilford Country Tavern:   Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month
  • The Stomping Ground:        Open Mic (Sunday)
  • Cady’s Tavern:          Rick Harrington Weekly Roadhouse Jam (Sunday, Chepachet RI)
  • Theodores’:    Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic (Thursday, Springfield, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Jim’s Blues Jam (Sunday, Worcester, MA)
  • Park Grill and Spirits:          Two Left Blues Jam (Tuesday, Worcester, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Wackey Blues Jam (Wednesday, Worcester, MA)
  • Jillian’s:          Open mic (Thursdays, Worcester, MA)
  • Snow’s Restaurant & Bar:   Open mic (Sunday, Worcester, MA)
  • Boundary Brewhouse:          Sunday Blues Jam (Pawtucket, RI)


About bluesbeatnews52

Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

One response to “Blues Schedule June 13

  1. carolyn

    Hey Dom! Got the RSS feed via email this week. Good stuff!

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